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Username Post: recirc position still turns on a/c even when a/c button light is off        (Topic#359065)
barking spider 
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12-07-19 02:19 PM - Post#2781671    

Trying to get heat but recirc position still turns on a/c even when a/c button light is off. Is this normal? Or is there a fix? Single zone. 2000 Silverado LS



 
CowboyTrukr 
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12-07-19 04:47 PM - Post#2781679    
    In response to barking spider

It is if you have it on defrost. The A/C acts as a dehumidifier.

Greg

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rockfangd 
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12-08-19 08:40 AM - Post#2781703    
    In response to CowboyTrukr

Exactly.
If this is occurring while in DEF, DEF/FLOOR it is normal.
If it is not then I suspect bad controls

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barking spider 
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12-16-19 10:07 PM - Post#2782310    
    In response to rockfangd

It is not in defrost when this happens. What part of the controls would be bad and in need of repair/replacement?



 
rockfangd 
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12-17-19 05:52 PM - Post#2782360    
    In response to barking spider

From my experience the dash controls are very common.
That is the main controls for the climate control

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tommy49 
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12-20-19 02:55 PM - Post#2782568    
    In response to barking spider

Sounds like what I had happen.I found this on another site:

A re-calibration may fix you up. Try disconnecting the battery for a few minutes. Reconnect it. Or remove the HVAC/ECAS fuse for a minimum of 10 seconds.

Re-install the HVAC/ECAS fuse.

Then turn the key to the on position, but
don't start. Don't touch the HVAC controls. Let them do whatever that
want to do. Air flow may change outlet points during this time. Wait
about 1 minute. Turn key off. Opening and closing the door can
make a difference as the vehicle controls see this as "cycle"
completion. Next start the vehicle and drive it a short distance and see
how it performs. You may indeed need to replace an actuator.?

Tommy

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